Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Management
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 61 77
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 1.73% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.18% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £513 £264 £323
90th Percentile £538 £468 £470
South West median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 735 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.49% 79.29% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 431 474
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £219 £213
90th Percentile £546 £550 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 40
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £25.34
90th Percentile £56.05 £46.60 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Management in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -11 1 £525 +75.00%
Test Management
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy